The GIII Apparel Group

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Store Manager

Store Manager

Job ID 
2017-6504
Location 
US-NY-New York

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Overview

The Donna Karan Company LLC, one of the world's leading fashion design houses, seeks a Store Manager to join the team!

Responsibilities

Sales Generation

  • Meet sales goals
  • Analyze available sales reports and data to determine the needs of the business and set business strategies
  • Set individual sales goals for sales associates, ensuring goals reflect store business goals
  • Continuously motivate sales staff to meet assigned sales and productivity goals
  • Support the development of associates’ sales techniques, ensuring utilization of  “7 Steps of Selling” to maximize sales Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the merchandise; ensure selling staff is fluent in all aspects of product knowledge
  • Demonstrate sales leadership for staff by playing an active role on the selling floor
  • Collaborate with Supervisor and Marketing to identify marketing opportunities to support sales
  • Develop events/incentives that will continue to grow customer base, with particular emphasis on building local market

Customer Service

  • Ensure all associates provide the highest level of customer service, utilizing the “7 Steps of Selling”
  • Ensure staff maintains constant client communication through utilizing their client books
  • Manage client database and utilize information to increase sales and client contact
  • Resolve all client problems and complaints quickly and effectively
  • Assist sales associates with various customer service issues i.e. dissatisfied customers, returns, defective merchandise.
  • Manage all special events inclusive of collection previews, client events, sale events and center events, etc.
  • Empower associates to make decisions in the customer’s best interest that also support the Company’s philosophy

 Operations 

  • Ensure facility maintenance, presentation and organization
  • Ensure cash control procedures are properly followed including: bank deposits, safe funds and petty cash
  • Control store expenses and maintain budgets, continually striving to reduce costs
  • Schedule associates to maintain adequate floor coverage while maintaining payroll budgets
  • Ensure deliveries are properly processed in a timely manner
  • Monitor the movement of all inventory and ensure that staff adheres to all Shipping/Receiving policies and procedures
  • Meet inventory accuracy and shrink requirements
  • Ensure staff is trained in all areas of appropriate register usage and maintenance
  • Understand and properly execute all management register functions
  • Support, promote and assume responsibility for loss prevention in all areas of risk management, physical security, store cash controls, inventory management, inter-store communication and LP audits
  • Build and maintain good communication with members of corporate office, regional office, mall office and other stores
  • Exhibit proficiency in computer programs used by the Company including: Word, Excel

 Merchandising/Visual 

  • Implement and maintain all merchandising directives and ensure execution of effective merchandising strategies
  • Partner with logistics, product teams and supervisor to ensure appropriate assortment for the store
  • Ensure the selling floor is neat, clean, organized and reflects the correct visual image at all times
  • Ensure presentation of all displays, fixtures and all visual areas are reflective of current visual direction
  • Identify and communicate product concerns in a timely manner
  • Communicate inventory needs to support the business goal

 

Human Resources

  • Recruit, train, and develop staff ensuring all positions are filled in a timely manner with qualified personnel
  • Support, implement and provide follow-up for all training programs, seminars, etc.
  • Continually evaluate the performance of each associate and provide constant feedback to ensure results
  • Resolve all human resources issues in a timely and effective manner, partnering with HR when necessary
  • Ensure integrity of payroll and the payroll process
  • Ensure image and grooming standards are professional, reflective of the brand image and adhered to at all times

Qualifications

        Minimum 5 years retail experience with 2-3 years specialty management